It was May 1, 1994: The world stood still. People were in a state of shock. It was the day the sun fell from the sky, as Gerhard Berger put it. His friend and racing colleague Ayrton Senna, the role model of a generation of racing drivers, had died in an accident at the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola.
Fritz Wunderlich: The Century Tenor (2.)
The Freiburg Academy of Music, where Fritz studied from 1950 on, had only been founded shortly after the end of the war. At first Fritz was not sure whether he could make a living with singing. In the first three semesters, Wunderlich concentrated primarily on studying the horn.
Fritz Wunderlich: The Century Tenor (1.)
On the morning of September 26, 1930, the following sign decorated the door of the saloon Emrich’s Braustübl inn in the Palatine town of Kusel: “Fritzchen has arrived today. Saloon closed!”. Just who was it who had “arrived”? Perhaps more importantly, who were the parents of „Fritzchen“, the new-born baby?
The chanson of Marlene Dietrich
Babelsberg, 1929. Marlene Dietrich chants through the studios of the Babelsberg Film Studios the chanson Falling In Love Again. Marlene could not have known then …
Herbert von Karajan: The Great Meteor
“Leonard Bernstein, Sir Georg Solti, Herbert von Karajan and Seiji Ozawa sit together and discuss who of the four is the greatest conductor. Ozawa argues …